Three sentenced to death for Morocco backpacker murders

Lawyers are seen before the arrival of men accused in the killing of a Danish and Norwegian hikers, in a courtroom in Sale, near Rabat, Morocco, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

SALE, Morocco (Reuters) – Three Moroccan men were sentenced to death on Thursday for murdering two Scandinavian women in the Atlas mountains. Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway, were killed in their tent in December near the Moroccan village of Imlil, a popular hiking destination. The anti-terrorism court in […]

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